Entrepreneurship

Caterina Fake — Lessons from Flickr, Kickstarter, Etsy, and Much More (#360) – Business Article

Credit: Richard Morgenstein “I really am a big believer in people’s creativity flourishing when they come at things from a different direction and see things in a different way.” — Caterina Fake Caterina Fake (@caterina) is a long-time Silicon Valley pioneer. She is the Cofounder of Yes VC, a pre-seed and seed stage fund investing in ideas that elevate our collective humanity. Previously, she worked at Founder Collective as a Founder Partner, served as Chair of Etsy, and was the co-founder of Flickr. At Flickr, Caterina and…

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How to Start a Successful Consulting Business: The Complete 10 Step Guide (2019) – Business Article

You’ve put in the hours. You’ve paid your dues. And now all that effort has paid off – you’re the expert. So, what’s your prize at the end of the day? For some, it’s enough to know that you’re great at your job. But others, like you, yearn for something more. Admit it – you’ve thought about starting your own consulting business. Flexible hours, being your own boss, and living life on your own terms; not to mention setting…

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Nature or Nurture? What it takes to be an entrepreneur By @DrRKGreen – Women in Business Article

by Dr. R. Kay Green | Featured Contributor Are entrepreneurs born, or made? Ask twenty professionals, and you are highly likely to get twenty different answers. Some believe that anyone can become an entrepreneur, if you just take the right classes and learn the right skills. Others believe that the ability to be a entrepreneur is something innate, and if you do not have that, you are better off not even trying. And still others believe that a lot of…

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Tobi Lütke — The Oracle of Ottawa (#359) – Business Article

“Feedback is a gift.” — Tobi Lütke Tobi Lütke (@tobi) is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shopify. In 2004, Tobi began building software to launch an online snowboard store called Snowdevil. It quickly became obvious that the software was more valuable than the snowboards, so Tobi and his founding team launched the Shopify platform in 2006. He has served as CEO since 2008 at the company’s headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. Tobi is an active advocate for computer literacy…

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My Goals For 2019 and How Everything Changed From Last Year [PODCAST] – Women in Business Article

I am so excited to tell you all about what I am focusing on this year, what my goals are, and how everything has completely changed from last year. Of course, I’m creating my goals in our brand new 90-day planner. There’s something about this planner. I feel like my goals are going to happen this year. I’ve never felt this way before. I think it’s because I’m writing them inside of a planner that I dreamed of making. If…

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Why You Should Be WBENC Certified – Women in Business Article

Certification and membership in the The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a ‘must have’ for women business owners.  Being WBENC certified is a guarantee that your business is woman-owned, which helps to gain competitive advantage with those looking for supplier diversity.  Plus, you can reap additional benefits by taking your certification one step further. In this video I discuss the importance of being a certified member of WBENC and how to use your certification to your company’s advantage.    Benefits…

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Meaning At Work | The Story of Telling – Business Article

There is an element of the mundane in every job. Consider the cabin crew who work on long-haul flights. The majority of their work is the repetitive, and strenuous task of wheeling trolleys full of food and drink down narrow aircraft aisles while repeating the same script, ‘chicken or beef’, to the three hundred passengers on board. Many people who choose these roles do so because they tell themselves a story about travel perks and seeing the world. It’s unlikely…

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There’s Something You Should Know Before Becoming an Entrepreneur by @Lilyalexblog – Women in Business Article

by Bianca Oliva | Featured Contributor  Entrepreneurship is a loaded word. Some make it look easy; flaunting successful businesses, nice cars, and drool-worthy Snapchat stories. Success doesn’t just happen. It takes hard work, never ending hours, and a lot of preparation. But there’s a few things you need to know before embarking on the journey… You don’t need to be a jack-of-all-trades There’s a common misconception about being an entrepreneur; you have to know and do everything. I’m sure its…

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There Are More Niche Markets Than Ever, and That’s a Great Opportunity for Your Business – Business Article

If you follow politics, you’ve probably seen a discussion of the “Balkanization of America,” and it’s usually cast in negative tones. The idea is that—similar to Eastern Europe’s Balkans—American society is carving itself into small pieces that can sometimes be hostile to one another. Weighing in on that debate is above my pay grade, but for business owners, operating in a society that is made up of a wide range of interest groups, social groups, language groups, and more can…

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4 Secrets You Must Know to Never Fail as an Entrepreneur – Business Article

There are various reasons entrepreneurs fail, and avoiding failure as an entrepreneur can be difficult in this economy. However, there are several steps you can take to mitigate your risks and lower your chances of experiencing a business failure.  While there are varying reasons entrepreneurs fail, the most common reason they don’t succeed is that they move too quickly. Don’t rush through the process in anticipation of what’s to come. Take your time. Acting swiftly is not always optimal, especially…

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Golden Coil Founder Interview: The Importance of Goal Setting & Flexibility in Business – Wonen in Business Article

Anna Runyan Anna is the founder of Classy Career Girl, named by Forbes as one of the top 35 most influential career sites of 2014. She helps millions of women design and launch their dream careers, businesses and lives through her website, online courses and social media channels. This is only a snippet of a Women in Business Article written by Anna Runyan Read Full Article

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Facebook Jumpstart 101: How to Get Started With Facebook in 2019 – Women in Business Article

Recently, we asked our audience where they struggle the most with Facebook. Here are some of the responses: I feel like I don’t have anything to talk about that someone wants to hear. I want to get out of my own head and just do the darn things.(FB Lives) I’m not used to promoting myself, and I need to do it… everywhere. I have a fear of putting something rock solid out there because then… It’s really OUT there. Haha.…

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3 Steps To Successfully Reach Your 90-Day Goals – Women in Business Article

We just finished our 2019 planning challenge here at CCG. It is incredible to see the clarity and relief that comes from doing the plan. For a long time, I had no idea what tasks I needed to do, and it kept me stuck! One of those things that I really, really wanted to do was create a physical planner. I always wanted to get it out in the world. But I didn’t know the tasks I needed to do…

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How to Create Your Instagram Plan For 2019 – Women in Business Article

Instagram is our #1 focus in 2019. We’ve been using it for almost four years now and each year we’ve devoted more and more time to it. In 2019, with the ability to get so much engagement from our audience on our Instagram stories, we’ve decided to make it our social media focus for the year. We’ve had a lot of success with Instagram, especially over the last few months and we wanted to share our tips with you to…

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How to Create a Vision Board For 2019 – Women in Business Article

Happy New Year!! Hello, 2019!! Who is ready for an incredible year? Stick with me because this year I’ve got some amazing content to help you make your career and business dreams happen! I love vision boards. I’m going to tell you all about it in this episode because I think it’s a huge opportunity for you. Thanks for hanging with me and let’s get started! Listen below or read on for a short recap of this weeks episode.  Subscribe on your…

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How employable are you? – Pamela Slim – Women in Business Article

Last month, I had the great honor of keynoting the Geeky Summit, a gathering of women in technology in Calgary, Canada. The topic of my talk was making yourself continually employable by creating a powerful body of work. As I prepared for the keynote, then delivered it and had conversations with the participants afterwards, I thought about what it means to be highly, continually employable. At its core, continual employability means you would be a perennially desirable candidate in any work…

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Align Giving Tuesday With Your Personal Passion & Support Women Entrepreneurs – Women in Business Article

It’s Giving Tuesday, and I’ve been pondering the famous quote from Mother Theresa: “It’s not how much you give, but how much love you put into giving.” Logically, I think we all struggle with how insurmountable the needs around us. But, if we use Mother Teresa’s lens of putting love into the giving equation we begin to understand that giving isn’t focused on fixing ALL of the world’s problems as an individual. Instead, true giving aligns with…

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How to set your 90 day targets – Business Article

In the past how have you gone with achieving goals you set for your business? If you are like most entrepreneurs, you’ve been so busy REACTING this year that you haven’t had time for ACHIEVING. October is here and now is a terrific time to set the goals that you want to achieve over the next 90 days, so that you can finish 2017 strong. I want to invite you to do a 90-day-targets planning exercise with me. Simply watch…

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SUKONNA Opening Soon in Nepal – SUKONNA – Women in Business Article

SUKONNA, as the word suggests as perfect women, is working to empower the women worldwide into the self-dependent perfect women. It is basically a platform for women started in Bangladesh, getting ahead to extend the community all over the world and make a common platform for all women where they can learn, share and connect with each other. Laxmi GautamCountry Manager, SUKONNA Nepal SUKONNA aims to provide opportunities, entrepreneurship and provide support, fund, and mentorship regarding them. It is also working to…

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